Writing Westward Podcast
The Writing Westward Podcast features conversations with authors of new books on the North American West, sampling from a vareity of disciplines and subfields. The podcast is hosted and produced by Redd Center Associate Director, Professor Brenden W. Rensink.
- 001 - Louis S. Warren - God's Red Son: The Ghost Dance Religion and the Making of Modern America (Sept. 2018)
- 002 - Victoria Lamont - Westerns: A Women's History (Oct. 2018)
- 003 - Benjamin Johnson - Escaping the Dark Gray City: Fear and Hope in Progressive-Era Conservation (November 2018)
- 004 - Stephen Pyne - Fire in the American West (Dec. 2018)
- 005 - Tacey M. Atsitty - Rain Scald: Poems (Jan. 2019)
- 006 - Flannery Burke - A Land Apart: The Southwest and the Nation in the Twentieth Century (Feb. 2019)
- 007 - Terence Young - Heading Out: A History of American Camping (Mar. 2019)
- 008 - Beth Lew-Williams - The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America (Apr. 2019)
- 009 - David A. Chang - The World and All Things Upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration (May 2019)
- 010 - John Branch - The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West (June 2019)
- 011 - Eric P. Perramond - Unsettled Waters: Rights, Law, and Identity in the American West (July 2019)
- 012 - Debra Gwartney - I Am a Stranger Here Myself (Aug. 2019)
- 013 - Leah Sottile - The Bundyville Podcast and Longform Western Journalism (Sept. 2019)
- 014 - Rebecca Robinson and Stephen Strom - Voices and Views from Bears Ears (Oct. 2019)
- 015 - Manu Karuka - Empire's Tracks: Indigenous Nations, Chinese Workers, and the Transcontinental Railroad (Nov. 2019)
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- Host and Producer Brenden W. Rensink is Associate Director of the Redd Center, an Associate Professor of History at BYU, General Editor of the Intermountain Histories project, and author of the 2018 book Native but Foreign: Indigenous Immigrants and Refugees in the North American Borderlands.
- Podcast Music was written and recorded by local Provo composer by Micah Dahl Anderson.
- Episodes are recorded via Skype or in person and amateurishly engineered by Rensink.
- To submit a book to be considered for a podcast episode, email firstname.lastname@example.org.